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\\; Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, January 23, 1997 17 f- PVHS students visit China by Doug MeMurdo PAHRUMP - Samantha Snell and Tanya Trone are one up on most of their classmates. After all, it's not every day you get the opportunity to travel to the Far East, Beijing, China to be specific, play a few games of volleyball, see some great sights- and learn to appreciate America all at the same time. The two Pahrump Valley High School seniors were invited to participate in the Great Wall of China Volleyball Tournament, along with Beatty High volleyball standouts Ginny Marshal and Jamie Spears. After a tremendous effort to raise the funds, the young ladies did just that. In two separate Pahrump Valley Gazette interviews, Snell and Samantha Snell and pushy. Everybody is in their way ." S nell had a different opinion of the coaches and players the girls competed against. "They were very nice," said Snell. When asked what life looked like in China, with overa billion citizens whose form of government is a communist is a survivor and not afraid of the food, "I wasn't seared to try it." Both young ladies agree the sightseeing was one o: the best parts of the trip and both agreea llae ore, at wen of China was the nearest sight they visited, Both Tron either live in a nice house and five in adump." Snell described a country caught in the middle of the old and the others up alL, I'd say the) areas.'" grateful in America. We r have here." Snell said ofheJ places they visited include the Children's Palace, Wh students learn to write calligraphy, dance, and music, The Children's Mu- seum of Art was an- other fun place to visit. Trone and Snell hope to continue their education at the col- lege level. Snel!, named in the Who s who among American High School students hopes to attend UNLV or Southern Utah Uni-   versity. She is: hoping for a volleyball schol- arshipandhas received Tanya Trone letters of interest from San Diego State and UNR. Trone, admitting her grades are "less than perfect,, nonetheless hopes to attend Florida State and compete in either volleyball or soft. ball. Perhaps the nce, "It was stran had fun playing volleyball. rt Help Save Hevadas' One & Only Car B Que from the junk yard Jan, the owner is back Full Time Men. - Sat. 9-6 727-1622 I Corner of Pllhrump Valley & Hwy 372